Egg spoons (10) (Rouen)

Object Number: 
1936.394-403
Date: 
ca. 1892
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
each overall: 4 5/8 x 7/8 x 5/8 in. ( 11.7 x 2.2 x 1.6 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the underside of the handle: "PAT. APLD. FOR" stamped: on the underside of the bowl: lion passant, anchor, gothic "G" over "STERLING" engraved: on the handle: "P B" in gothic script
Description: 
Ten silver egg spoons in the Rouen pattern with upturned wavy end, double-swell fiddle handles decorated with scrolled foliate decoration and engraved with the initials, "P B" in gothic script; oval pear, gilt bowl with a scallop drop; maker's marks stamped on the underside of the handle and bowl.
Gallery Label: 
These spoons were presented by the donor with the Commodore Perry silver service, however they are not part of the set.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Honorable Perry Belmont
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group